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Evers: Administration has authority to issue stay-at-home

Attorney General Josh Kaul urged the conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday to reject a Republican lawsuit seeking to lift Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order, arguing the Democratic governor's administration has broad authority to protect Wisconsin residents from the coronavirus and the GOP has no backup plan.

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Work wraps up on COVID-19 overflow center at State Fair Park (UPDATE)

More than 200 union tradespeople worked on the project, which entailed the installation of 500 hospital beds, temporary restrooms, dressing rooms and showers in one of the fairground’s exhibition halls. State and local officials enlisted the Army Corps of Engineers for the project, which is meant to give COVID-19 patients with relatively mild symptoms have a place to recover while hospital space is being reserved for people with the worst cases.

More than 200 union tradespeople worked on the project, which entailed the installation of 500 hospital beds, temporary restrooms, dressing rooms and showers in one of the fairground’s exhibition halls. State and local officials enlisted the Army Corps of Engineers for the project, which is meant to give COVID-19 patients with relatively mild symptoms have a place to recover while hospital space is being reserved for people with the worst cases.

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Sen. Johnson criticizes parts of Paycheck Protection Program

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson is criticizing parts of federal stimulus legislation that provided loans to help companies make payroll and give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week, saying during a call with a construction trade group on Thursday they are policies that would hamper the country's economic recovery from COVID-19.

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